Nemesis came in the spring of 1881, in the form of the French invasion of Tunisia.
Betsy was beside herself with frustration when she heard what mayhem our nemesis had wrought.
The lust of unlawful gain had infected the Frankish blood, as it seems to have infected England during the Hundred Years' War; and in either case nemesis infallibly came.
The article was penned by our old Boston nemesis, Ethel Reagan.
In the neighbourhood of Rhamnus are the remains of two temples that stood side by side, the larger of which was dedicated to Nemesis, the smaller probably to Themis, of which goddess a fine statue was discovered in its ruins in the course of the excavations of the Greek Archaeological Society in 1890.
The wife, regarding union with her producer as incest, fled from his embraces as Nemesis did from those of Zeus, and Rhea from Cronus, assuming various animal disguises.
No stone left unturned until I see the blood of my tipster-nemesis flood the ground beneath her panicked body.
Throughout this time, Borlaug constantly battled wheat's arch-nemesis: rust, a fungus that feeds on wheat, oats, and barley.
No one else would be capable of executing the dramatic capture of my nemesis and the lovely child as well.
Other accounts make her the daughter of Zeus and Nemesis, or of Oceanus and Tethys.
He now experienced the Nemesis of his over-cautious system of abstinence from office for fear of compromising his popularity.
The sense of anger which follows a violation of custom has the name of " Nemesis " - righteous displeasure.
In the first sense the conception is similar to that of fate; this assumes a moral character as nemesis, or the inevitable penalty of transgression.
These mostly patriotic compositions were as a rule less felicitous than his political satires (Nemesis, Menade, &c.).
They had been preceded by others under various signatures such as "Candor," "Father of Candor," "Anti-Sejanus," "Lucius," "Nemesis," which have all been attributed, some of them certainly in error, to one and the same hand.
Desertion of his party was declared a year later in his Nemesis of Faith, an heretical and unpleasant book, of which the earlier part seems to be autobiographical.
Thus the "Nemesis," belonging probably to 1503, is a marvellously wrought piece of quite unflinching realism in the rendering of a common type of mature, muscular, unshapely German womanhood.
Froude; The Nemesis of Froude, by Sir J.
(I) The Vedic Craddhd, " faith," the Greek Metameleia, " repentance," 1 the Latin Spes, and a band of other figures, represent the dispositions of the heart; Nemesis and Nike and Concordia and their kin belong to a somewhat different sphere, the divine powers avenging, conquering, harmonizing the counterparts of the " departmental " gods in the field of moral agencies.
The disastrous error of almost exclusively appointing Provencals, foreigners ignorant of both the country and the people, to the government of the Papal States, now found a terrible Nemesis: and there came a national upheaval, such as Italy had not yet witnessed.